1972

Welmoet Spreij

Contributed by Welmoet Spreij, Amsterdam, 2017. I came to Nashville as a Dutch exchange-student in the fall of 1969 and took some classes at Vanderbilt University. While attending a course in philosophy, I came to know John Davis, Dick Burr, and Carolyn Keith. The next year, as they prepared to go to Appalachia for the …

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Perry Steele on the summer of 1972

[Story contributed by Perry Steele, 15 May 2017]  I was finishing my sophomore year at Vanderbilt. Nixon hadn’t drafted me. For some reason Professor Scott suggested I could be a community organizer. Having no other plans for the summer, I was lucky enough to work with Kathy Stanley and Irwin Venick. Someone lent Kathy and …

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Irwin Venick

Contributed by Irwin Venick, May 2016 I arrived in Nashville, Tenn. on a hot, humid day in August 1971 not really knowing what to expect. One thing for sure was that I was not in Kansas (meaning for me, New York City suburbs) any more. A recent graduate of the State University of New York …

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Annual Report: June 1972-May 1973

Full Title: Final Report, Rural Student Health Coalition, Community Outreach IV: June 1, 1972–May 31, 1973 PDF link: 1973 report (120 pages, 136 MB)   The Student Health Coalition Annual Reports summarize the goals, outcomes and activities for each summer’s health fairs and special projects. Some reports include rosters of volunteers and participants, as well as lists …

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Annual Report: June 1971-June 1972

Full Title: Community Outreach III–A Summary Report by the Student Health Coalition–Appalachian Project: June 1971 – June 1972 PDF link: 1972 report (289 pages, 379 MB)   The Student Health Coalition Annual Reports summarize the goals, outcomes and activities for each summer’s health fairs and special projects. Some reports include rosters of volunteers and participants, as well …

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